Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Events, News | 6 comments

Open Webinars for Open Education Week


As part of Open Education Week, March 9-13, 2015, BCcampus sponsored a series of Open Education Open Webinars. These webinars were open to anyone who wished to participate.


Date Title Presenters Post-event archive & resources
Monday, March 9 A Discussion on Open Pedagogy Tracy Kelly, Manager of Professional Learning, BCcampus and Mary Burgess, Executive Director, BCcampus
Tuesday, March 10 Distinguishing the dOERs: Faculty use of Open Educational Resources Dr. Beck Pitt, OER Research Hub and Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, BCcampus Faculty Fellow, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Wednesday, March 11 Can I actually use it? Testing open textbooks for accessibility Amanda Coolidge, Manager, Open Education, BCcampus , Tara Robertson, CAPER-BC and Sue Doner, Camosun College.
Thursday, March 12 Institutional Library Support The BCOER Librarians Groups, Erin Fields, University of British Columbia, Amanda Wanner, UBC, and Leva Lee, BCcampus
Friday, March 13

The Open Web: (a) Lost (b) Reclaimed (c) Co-claimed (d) All of the above

This is a live TIE Talk webcast in conjunction with Dr. Valerie Irvine and the TIE Research Lab at the University of Victoria.

Brian Lamb, Director of Innovation, Thompson Rivers University and Alan Levine, Open Learning Research Fellow, Thompson Rivers University.




  1. add me to your mailing list

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  2. Thank you. For the Webinars March 9 – 13 would it be possible to post or send out a link to connect? For some reason we have had trouble and miss a portion before we get successfully connected. Thank you for all you do!

    • I’ve added the link to the post.

  3. Please add me to your mail list. Also, I am requesting the following information:
    > Costs of open webinars for Education Week, and
    > How to register for these events.

    Thank you!

    Dawn M. Gillespie-Hale

    Calhoun Community College
    Student Affairs
    Services for Special Student Populations
    PO Box 2216
    Decatur, AL 35609-2216